Challenge! Day to Day 266

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On this date, in 1848, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published one of the most influential texts in recent history:


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The core of their analysis of our capitalist world has till this day not been refuted. But neither the capitalist nor the socialist systems have managed to change the social system where millions live in absolute poverty and the 10% of the richest own more than three quarters of the rest together. And this holds true for all capitalist and so-called socialist or communist states. It's a shame that even in our "social market economy" almost one fifth of the population has to live below the minimum subsistence level.
 

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